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1 2015 Resource Guide for Small Business U.S. Small Business Administration Dallas/Ft. Worth SBA Resource Partners: Making the Network Work for You page 39 PAGE 10 Counseling PAGE 19 Capital PAGE 40 Contracting

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4 content SMALL BUSINESS 2015 DALLAS/FORT WORTH FEATURES 6 Introduction 6 Administrator s Message 7 Regional Administrator s Message 8 District Director s Letter 10 Counseling Getting Help to Start Up, Market and Manage Your Business 10 SBA Resource Partners 14 SBA s Learning Center 15 Reaching Underserved Communities 17 Are You Right for Small Business Ownership? 18 Writing a Business Plan 19 Capital Financing Options to Start or Grow Your Business 19 SBA Business Loans 20 What to Take to the Lender 29 Surety Bond Guarantee Program 33 Small Business Investment Company Program 33 Small Business Innovation Research Program 34 Small Business Technology Transfer Program 36 SBA Loan Program Chart 38 SBA Lenders Program Chart On the Cover: Early SBA-Backed investment and business advice sets Brandywine Valley Fashionistas, Amy Trelenberg and Megan Healty, up to take the fashion world by storm. See success story on page Feature Article Making the Most of SBA s Resource Partner Network 40 Contracting Applying for Government Contracts 40 How Government Contracting Works 41 SBA Contracting Programs 44 Getting Started in Contracting 45 Disaster Assistance Knowing the Types of Assistance Available for Recovery 47 Advocacy and Ombudsman Watching Out for Small Business Interests 48 Additional Resources Taking Care of Start Up Logistics 51 Business Organization: Choosing your Structure 52 Other Assistance 55 Lender Listing Reni Publishing Publishers of Small Business Resource Advertising Phone: Fax: Staff President/CEO Joe Jensen English/Spanish Small Business Resource Advertising Nicky Roberts Martha Theriault Kenna Rogers Production Diane Traylor SBA s Marketing Office: The Small Business Resource Guide is published under the direction of SBA s Office of Marketing and Customer Service. Director of Marketing Paula Panissidi Graphic Design Gary Shellehamer SBA s participation in this publication is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of the contractor or any advertiser or other participant appearing herein. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Printed in the United States of America While every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information contained herein is accurate as of the date of publication, the information is subject to change without notice. The contractor that publishes this guide, the federal government, or agents thereof shall not be held liable for any damages arising from the use of or reliance on the information contained in this publication. SBA Publication # MCS-0018 This publication is provided under SBA Contract # SBAHQ05C Dallas/Fort Worth Small Business Resource Visit us online:

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6 The U.S. Small Business Administration FROM THE ADMINISTRATOR Let s Work Together When I took my oath as the new SBA Administrator I was energized to work on behalf of entrepreneurs like you. I know you ve risked so much to start and grow your small business, because I ve stood in your shoes. I ve started three small businesses of my own, including a community business bank that provided capital to other small businesses. This not only strengthened my knowledge of the challenges you face, it also strengthened my resolve to help you overcome those hurdles and succeed. When I started my first business almost 20 years ago, I experienced similar changes to the ones you face today. On any given day, I could be called upon to be my company s human resources director, CFO, COO, or chief sales officer all while competing against larger firms in highly competitive markets. I know you multitask your way through similar days to grow your business and provide good jobs for your employees. My message to you is a simple one: The SBA is here for you, to help you access capital, counseling, contracts, or assistance after a natural disaster. We have dedicated resource partners in every community in America whose job is to make your job easier. They will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions, and they will help you open new doors to new business opportunities. One of our resource partners is SCORE For the Life of Your Business-, who marks its 50th anniversary this year. SCORE s 11,000+ volunteer mentors are both working and retired business professionals who are dedicated to providing you with game-changing advice and support. You can learn more about SCORE and our other resource partners, Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) and Womens Business Centers (WBC) in the Counseling section of this guide. Our feature article also provides information about leveraging our resource partner network at different points in your small business journey and shares success stories of small businesses like you who have benefitted from SBA resource partner support. To find the location of your nearest SBA District Office or resource partner, visit At the SBA, taking care of business has been our business for 61 years. This agency has been an important force in America s economic recovery, but we re only getting started. We look forward to helping you become the next great American success story. Sincerely, Maria Contreras-Sweet Administrator U.S. Small Business Administration 6 Dallas/Fort Worth Small Business Resource Visit us online:

7 The U.S. Small Business Administration FROM THE REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR Message From The Regional Administrator Yolanda Garcia Olivarez SBA, Region VI Today s SBA is smarter, bolder and more accessible to America s entrepreneurs. We believe flourishing small businesses can lift entire communities, create good paying jobs and have a positive impact on the U.S. economy. If you re ready to create a new chapter in your life and be a leader in your community, now is the best time to take that first step. SBA is working smarter because we re taking advantage of technology to make it easier for you to communicate with us to find out about our services, access our loan programs and counsel with our resource partners. SBA is bolder because we are championing initiatives to open new business channels for entrepreneurs within the federal government and private industry. We are more accessible because we re reaching more women, minorities, veterans and immigrant entrepreneurs than ever before. In the South Central Region, SBA staff are out in the communities to increase collaboration with new economic development organizations and lenders to strengthen and streamline the delivery of SBA loan programs, resources and services for small businesses. Our work is paying off. In fiscal year 2014, our total SBA loan stats increased again in the South Central states Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. SBA approved 5,688 loans for nearly $3 billion, an increase of 9.2% in the number of loans and a 7.4% increase in the dollar amount. Below is a list of the achievements we are proud of: Record Years in Lending. Since President Obama took office, SBA nationwide has processed more than $165 billion in lending to over 277,044 small businesses, more than any time in history. Increase in loans to Minorities. In Fiscal 2014, the number of SBA loans to African Americans grew by roughly 36 percent over the previous year. For Hispanics and women, there was an increase of 14 percent for each group. Zero Subsidy. SBA s most popular product, the 7a loan, operates at zero subsidy. That means the SBA key loan program is not costing the American taxpayer a dime. More Training and Counseling. Our Resource Partners SCORE, Small Business Development Centers and Women s Business Centers - counseled and trained more than one million clients in Fiscal These efforts helped small businesses get more than $4.7 billion in capital infusion, start over 13,500 new companies and create and retain more than 70,000 jobs. Exceeding the Contracting Goal. In Fiscal 2013, small businesses received 23.4% of federal contracts for the first time in eight years. That means $83 billion in federal contracts were awarded to small businesses. Of that amount, $7 billion in contracts were awarded to small businesses in the South Central Region. As a result of a government-wide focus on increasing small business contracting opportunities, the federal government awarded $459.1 billion in federal contracting dollars to small businesses during President Obama s first five years in office (FY ). This is a $62 billion increase over the five preceding years. Today s SBA is ready to lead you on a journey to entrepreneurship. Now is the best time. We look forward to hearing from you! Please visit at or follow us The Best to You! Yolanda Garcia Olivarez Regional Administrator SBA Region VI Visit us online: Dallas/Fort Worth Small Business Resource 7

8 DALLAS FORTH WORTH SBA Staff Listing Executive Direction AUSTIN, Herbert Director COLLINS, Elsie Deputy Director Administration FISHER, Derenda SCHEU, Tena Administrative Officer District Support Assistant Lender Relations ESPIE, Perry Supervisor BATES, Glen Program Support RODRIGUEZ, Willie Lender Relations Specialist TORRES, Michelle Lender Relations Specialist Marketing Business Development MEDINA, Bill Economic Dev. Specialist GOREE, Ahmad Economic Dev. Specialist HUDDLESTON, Wayne Economic Dev. Specialist (a) - Business Development ALVAREZ, Nancy Supervisory BOS JONES, Annie Program Support DUFFER, Greg Bus. Oppt. Spc MONTGOMERY, Jennie Bus. Oppt. Spc SLOAN, Kevin Bus. Oppt. Spc SBA Region VI Staff OLIVAREZ, Yolanda Regional Administrator BOOKER, Darla Communication Director GEARY, Virginia Staff Assistant Senior Area Counsel BAKA, Andrew District Counsel Resource Partners SBDC, Dallas SBDC, Fort Worth SCORE, Dallas SCORE, Fort Worth SCORE, East Texas SCORE Counseling Every Tue. and Wed. at the District Office Call for Appointment. Message From The District Director Small Businesses are the backbone of the U.S economy, creating two thirds of the net jobs during the last few years; our role is to ensure that the health of small businesses remains strong so they can continue to prosper, innovate and create jobs. Small businesses have always been the driver of a strong economy and the US economy can only be strong when the small businesses are strong. Successful small businesses, like large corporations, start with an entrepreneur. With creativity, vision, enthusiasm and commitment, an entrepreneur can turn even a small venture into an impressive business. The mission of the US Small Business Administration (SBA) is to support small businesses from start-up to the realizations of their dreams and ultimate goals. At SBA, we believe that when entrepreneurs and small business owners receive business counseling, training or mentoring, it can translate into greater business success. As sales increase for a small business, additional jobs are created and the business owner makes a more significant economic impact on their community. The SBA provides support in starting or expanding a business through a network of resource partners located throughout the country. These resource partners assist business owners and entrepreneurs by providing valuable in person and online counseling and mentoring for every stage of business growth and development. One of these resources is the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) also known as Counselors to America s Small Businesses. Another valuable resource is the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a professional business counseling organization that delivers management and technical assistance to small businesses. Both of these SBA resource partners provide effective counseling, training and mentoring. The formation and growth of small businesses depend critically on access to capital. To that end, with the guarantees provided by the SBA, small businesses Rules For Success Like today s small businesses, large corporate success stories started with only an entrepreneur and a dream. are able to obtain the financing they need especially when a small business cannot qualify for a loan under conventional credit standards. Nationwide, the SBA approved approximately $28.6 billion in small business loans to approximately 57,929 small businesses during the fiscal year 2014 that ended September 30. During that same period, the Dallas/Fort Worth district, (that consists of 72 counties of North East Texas) experienced an all-time record in total SBA guaranteed loan approvals of $881 million and assisted 1,675 small businesses. There was also a significant increase in lending to minority and women owned businesses. SBA is working with all community, regional banks, credit unions and micro lenders in order to expand points of access for everyone. In addition to providing loan guarantees, the SBA through its 8(a) contracting program, women contracting programs and its HUBZone program continues to generate great results in terms of federal procurement opportunities for certified firms. The SBA also encourages small business owners to grow their volume and customer base beyond the US borders given that 96% of the world population and 70% of the world purchasing power are outside or beyond our borders. Our goal for the Dallas/Fort Worth District is that SBA would be your first thought or first option when you need small business counseling, access to capital or want to pursue government contracting. We encourage you to explore this resource guide that constitutes a valuable source of information on the SBA and the services extended through its network of resource partners. Sincerely, Herbert Austin District Director of SBA s Dallas/Fort Worth District Office 8 Dallas/Fort Worth Small Business Resource Visit us online:

9 Doing Business in Dallas/Fort Worth THE DALLAS/FORT WORTH DISTRICT OFFICE The Dallas/Fort Worth District Office is responsible for the delivery of SBA s many programs and services. The District Office is located at 4300 Amon Carter Blvd, Suite 114, Fort Worth, TX Office hours are from 8:00 AM until 4:30PM, Monday through Friday. CONTACTING THE DALLAS/FORT WORTH DISTRICT OFFICE For information regarding programs and services, please contact the office main number at or COMMUNITY OUTREACH & MARKETING For organizations and communities interested in having SBA representative visit your organization and give a presentation on SBA programs and services, please contact the Economic Development & Marketing Team: Ahmad Goree Wayne Huddleston Billy Medina LENDERS For lending institutions interested in becoming an SBA Lender, please contact: Perry Espie SERVICES AVAILABLE Financial assistance for new and existing businesses through guaranteed loans made by area bank and non-bank lenders. Free counseling, advice and information on starting, better operating or expanding a small business is available through SBA s Resource Partners: SCORE-Counselors to America s Small Business and the Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs). These organizations conduct training events throughout the district- although most are free of charge; some require a nominal registration fee to help cover expenses. Assistance to businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals through Business Development Program. Special loan programs for businesses involved in international trade. SPECIAL AUDIENCE REPRESENTATIVES Women s Business Ownership: Nancy Alvarez: Veteran Entrepreneurship: Wayne Huddleston: The Dallas/Ft. Worth District Office services 72 counties. The SBA helps business owners grow and expand their businesses every day. SUCCESS STORY Sturm Welding, Inc. Shawn Dollar President Shawn Dollar is President of Sturm Welding, Inc., a Pilot Point, Texas-based Metal Fabrication and Welding business. Shawn has owned the business since 1998 and became President in Sturm Welding s beginnings date back to the Butterfield Junction Stagecoach Line when it was a blacksmith shop and livery stable. It has evolved into a thriving business which serves a diverse customer base including local farmers, ranchers, do-it yourselfers, contractors, commercial accounts, municipal and federal markets. Under Shawn s leadership, and with the help of the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Government Contracting Small Business Development Center, the core customer base has evolved from primarily farmers and ranchers to numerous commercial and civil accounts. The development of these accounts has been aided by certifications in the SBA s 8(a) Program, State of Texas HUB and NCTRCA s DBE. In 2013, revenues increased over 25% over last year. This growth can be directly attributed to the SBA s 8(a) program which Sturm Welding participates in. From September 2012 thru October 2013, Sturm Welding was awarded six 8(a) set-aside contracts with the Army Corps of Engineers. This work ranged from building pedestrian bridges to repair and maintenance of area lakes outlet work construction. As a result, Sturm was able to create five new jobs and retained eleven jobs. Shawn attended college at the University of Houston, is a graduate of the SBA s 2012 Emerging Leaders Program and a member of Pilot Point Chamber of Commerce, She is a wife, mother, and grandmother. Outside of work, her passions include family, cooking, motorcycling, gardening and shopping. We Welcome Your Questions For extra copies of this publication or questions please contact: Dallas/Fort Worth District Office 4300 Amon Carter Boulevard, Suite 114 Fort Worth, TX Tel: Fax: Website: Visit us online: Dallas/Fort Worth Small Business Resource 9

10 COUNSELING Getting Help to Start, Market and Manage Your Business COUNSELING Every year, the U.S. Small Business Administration and its nationwide network of resource partners help millions of potential and existing small business owners start, grow and succeed. Whether your target market is global or just your neighborhood, the SBA and its resource partners can help at every stage of turning your entrepreneurial dream into a thriving business. If you re just starting out, the SBA and its resources can help you with business and financing plans. If you re already in business, you can use the SBA s resources to help manage and expand your business, obtain government contracts, recover from disaster, find foreign markets, and make your voice heard in the federal government. You can access SBA information at or visit one of our local offices for assistance. SBA S RESOURCE PARTNERS In addition to our district offices, which serve every state and territory, the SBA works with a variety of local resource partners to meet your small business needs: SCORE chapters, Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), and Women s Business Centers (WBCs). This partner network reaches into communities across America: More than 13,000 business counselors, mentors and trainers available through over 900 Small Business Development Centers, 110 Womens Business Centers and 350 SCORE chapters. These professionals can help with writing a formal business plan, locating sources of financial assistance, managing and expanding your business, finding opportunities to sell your goods or services to the government, and recovering from disaster. To find your local district office or SBA resource partner, visit SCORE SCORE is a national network of more than 11,000 entrepreneurs, business leaders and executives who volunteer as mentors to America s small businesses. SCORE volunteers donated more than 1.1 million hours providing services to small business clients. SCORE leverages decades of experience from seasoned business professionals to help entrepreneurs to start and grow companies and to create jobs in local communities. SCORE does this by harnessing the passion and knowledge of individuals who have owned and managed their own businesses and want to share this real world expertise with you. ON THE UPSIDE It s true, there are a lot of reasons not to start your own business. But for the right person, the advantages of business ownership far outweigh the risks. Found in more than 350 chapters and 800 locations throughout the country, SCORE provides key services both face-to-face and online to busy entrepreneurs who are just getting started or are in need of a seasoned business professional as a sounding board for their existing business. As members of your community, SCORE mentors understand local business licensing rules, economic conditions and important business networks. SCORE can help you as they have done for many entreprenurs through the years by: Matching your specific needs with a business mentor Traveling to your place of business for an on-site evaluation Teaming with several SCORE mentors to provide you with tailored assistance in a number of business areas Across the country, SCORE offers more than 10,000 local business educational workshops and seminars ranging in topic and scope depending on the needs of the local business community. SCORE workshops cover all manner of business topics, including: an introduction to the fundamentals of a business plan, managing cash flow and marketing your business. For established businesses, SCORE offers more in-depth training in areas like customer service, hiring practices and home-based businesses. For around-the-clock business advice and information on the latest business news and trends visit or call for the SCORE office nearest you. More than 1,200 online mentors with over 150 business skill sets answer your questions about starting and running a business. For more information on SCORE and to get your own business mentor, visit You get to be your own boss. Hard work and long hours directly benefit you, rather than increasing profits for someone else. Earnings and growth potential are unlimited. Running a business will provide endless variety, challenge and opportunities to learn. 10 Dallas/Fort Worth Small Business Resource Visit us online:

11 Dallas SCORE Chapter N. Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 320 Dallas, TX Mon-Fri 9:00-3:00 Prefer Appointment-Walk-ins Welcome DALLAS SATELLITE LOCATIONS: Allen Chamber of Commerce 210 W. McDermott Dr. Allen, TX Thursday 12:00-3:00 - Call for Appointment Coppell Office Chamber of Commerce 509 W Bethel, Ste. 200 Coppell, TX Thursday 9:00-12:00 Call for Appointment Carrollton Chamber of Commerce 5100 Belt Line Rd., Ste. 430 Dallas, TX Monday 12:00-3:00 - Call for Appointment Denton - South Branch Library 3228 Teasley Ln. Denton, TX Wednesday 9:00-12:00 - Call for Appointment Duncanville Chamber of Commerce 300 E. Wheatland Rd. Duncanville, TX Thursday 9:00-12:00 - Call for Appointment Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce One Medical Pkwy., Ste. 104 Farmers Branch, TX Wednesday 9:00 12:00 - Call for Appointment Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce 700 Parker Sq., Ste. 100 Flower Mound, TX Thursday 1:30-4:00 - Call for Appointment Frisco Chamber of Commerce 6843 Main St. Frisco, TX Wednesday 9:00-12:00 - Call for Appointment Garland Inwood National Bank 1200 Main St. Garland, TX Thursday 9:00-12:00 - Call for Appointment Import/Export Office 8787 N. Stemmons Frwy. Dallas, TX Mon. & Tues. 7:00 3:00 and Wed. 7:00 11:30 Call for Appointment Irving- Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce 5201 N. O Connor Blvd., Ste. 100 Irving, TX Wednesday 9:00-2:00 - Call for Appointment Keller Chamber of Commerce 420 Johnson Rd. Keller, TX Lewisville Chamber of Commerce 551 N. Valley Pkwy. Lewisville, TX Friday 9:00-1:00 - Call for Appointment McKinney-Chamber of Commerce 2150 S. Central Expwy., Ste. 150 McKinney, TX Wednesday 1:00-3:00 Call for Appointment North Dallas-Chamber of Commerce Preston Rd. Dallas, TX Friday 9:00-12:00 Call for Appointment Oak Cliff-Chamber of Commerce 400 S. Zang Blvd. Dallas, TX Thursday 9:00-12:00 Call for Appointment Plano - Collin County Community College 4800 Preston Park Blvd., Ste. A-126 Plano, TX Thurs. 9:00-12:00 & Fri. 12:00-3:00 - Call for Appointment Richardson Chamber of Commerce 411 Belle Grove Richardson, TX Tuesday 9:00-12:00 - Call for Appointment Rowlett - Chamber of Commerce 3910 Main St. Rowlett, TX Friday 9:00-12:00 Call for Appointment Sachse - Chamber of Commerce 5941 Hwy. 78 Sachse, TX Wednesday 9:00-3:00 Call for Appointment East Texas SCORE Chapter S. SW Loop 323, Ste. 100 Tyler, TX Monday, Wednesday and Friday by appointment Fort Worth SCORE Chapter 120 James E. Guinn School Complex 1150 S. Frwy., Ste. 108, Rosedale Fort Worth, TX Mon-Fri 9:00-3:00 - Call for Appointment On-Line Reservation at FORT WORTH SATELLITE LOCATIONS: Cleburne Chamber of Commerce 1511 W. Henderson St. Cleburne, TX Wed. 9:00 3:00 Call for Appointment Colleyville City Offices 100 Main St., 1st Fl. Colleyville, TX Tues. & Wed. 10:00 2:00 Call for Appointment Euless Library 201 Ector Dr. Euless, TX th Tues. each month in evenings - Call for Appointment Fort Worth Small Business Administration 4300 Amon Carter Blvd., Ste. 114 Fort Worth, TX Tues. & Wed. 10:00 2:00 Call for Appointment North Richland Hills Public Library 9015 Grand Ave., Rm. 232 North Richland Hills, TX Wed. & Thurs. 2:00 5:00 - Call for Appointment SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERS The U.S. Small Business Administration s Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) mission is to build, sustain, and grow small businesses; as well as to promote small business development and enhance local economies by creating businesses and fulfilling its mission of creating jobs. The Small Business Development Centers, vital to SBA s entrepreneurial outreach, have been providing service to small businesses for almost 35 years. It is one of the largest professional small business management and technical assistance networks in the nation. With over 900 locations across the country, SBDCs offer existing and future entrepreneurs free one-on-one expert business counseling and low-cost training by qualified small business professionals. COUNSELING Visit us online: Dallas/Fort Worth Small Business Resource 11

12 COUNSELING In addition to its core services, the SBDCs offer special focus areas such as green business technology, disaster recovery and preparedness, export assistance, international trade assistance, veteran s assistance, technology transfer and regulatory compliance. The program combines a unique combination of federal, state and private sector resources to provide, in every state and territory, the foundation for the economic growth of small businesses. The return on investment is demonstrated by the program s success during FY2013. Assisted more than 14,200 entrepreneurs to start new businesses equating to nearly 39 new business starts per day. Provided counseling services to more than 104,000 emerging entrepreneurs and over 96,000 existing businesses. Provided training services to approximately 330,000 clients. The efficacy of the SBDC program has been validated by a nationwide impact study. Of the clients surveyed, more than 80 percent reported that the business assistance they received from the SBDC counselor was worthwhile. The top five impacts of counseling cited by SBDC clients were revising marketing strategy, increasing sales, expanding products and services, improving cash flow and increasing profit margin. More than 40 percent of long-term clients receiving five hours or more of counseling reported an increase in sales and profit margins. For information on the SBDC program, visit *Abilene, Texas SBDC Texas Tech University Abilene Judy Wilhelm 749 Gateway St., Ste. 301 Abilene, TX **Dallas County Community College District North Texas SBDC State Office (Lead Center) Bill J. Priest Institute Mark Langford, State Director Katrina Wade-Miller, Associate State Director 1402 Corinth St. Dallas, TX Fax Collin SBDC Collin County College Marta Frey, Director 4800 Preston Park Blvd., Ste. 114 Plano, TX Fax Dallas Metropolitan SBDC Bill J. Priest Institute Director - Vacant 1402 Corinth St. Dallas, TX Fax Dallas Metropolitan SBDC Garland Chamber Satellite 520 N. Glenbrook Dr. Garland, TX Fax Dallas SBDC Best Southwest Satellite Office Cedar Valley College 207 N. Cannady Dr. Cedar Hill, TX Fax Grayson SBDC Grayson County College Karen Stidham, Director 6101 Grayson Dr. Denison, TX Fax Kilgore SBDC Kilgore College Brad Bunt, Director 911 N.W. Loop 281, Ste. 209 Longview, TX or Fax McLennan SBDC McLennan Community College Steve Surguy, Director 1400 College Dr. Waco, TX or Fax McLennan SBDC Temple Satellite Jason Ehler, Business Advisor 19 N. Main St. Temple, TX Navarro SBDC Navarro College Daniel Short, Interim Director 3200 W. 7th Ave. Corsicana, TX Fax Navarro Ellis County Service Center Satellite Navarro College at Waxahachie Daniel Short, Business Advisor 1900 John Arden Dr. Waxahachie, TX Fax Navarro Fairfield Satellite 900 W. Commerce Fairfield, TX Navarro Mexia Satellite 405 E. Milam St., Ste. 4B Mexia, TX North Central Texas SBDC North Central Texas Community College Cathy Keeler, Director 1525 W. California Gainesville, TX Fax North Central Texas Denton Chamber Satellite Pam Livingston, Business Advisor 414 Pkwy. Denton, TX North Central Texas Flower Mound Service Center Satellite: Kevin Sadowski, Business Advisor 1200 Parker Sq. Flower Mound, TX Northeast Texas SBDC Main Office 105 N. Riddle Ave./P.O. Box 1307 Mt. Pleasant, TX Tim Wilson, Center Director Beverly Austin, Busiess Advisor Texarkana Satellite Office 2500 N. Robison Rd., BCT 20 Texarkana, TX Darrell Williams, Business Advisor Paris SBDC Paris Junior College Brad Gottshalk, Director 2400 Clarksville St. Paris, TX Fax **Specialty Ctr: Government Contracting SBDC Bill J. Priest Institute Charles Waldrop, Director 1402 Corinth St. Dallas, TX Fax **Specialty Program-International Trade 1402 Corinth St. Dallas, TX Fax 12 Dallas/Fort Worth Small Business Resource Visit us online:

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